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Ship Canal Trail Construction Begins Soon

Construction on the long-awaited final segment of the Ship Canal Trail is expected to begin in early September.  One of the many hurdles the project team had to overcome was the successful negotiation of permits to move private utility lines to a new location – necessary before Burlington Northern Santa… [ Keep reading ]

Better Biking on N 34th Street

The project to repave N 34th Street from Fremont Avenue N to Stone Way N also enhances the roadway considerably for bicyclists.  As part of the work, which began this month and is expected to wrap up by Mid-August, crews will install: New green bike lanes highlighting areas where bicycles… [ Keep reading ]

Bypass Renders Construction Impacts Semi-moot

HOLD THAT THOUGHT!  The bypass is ready, but due to temporary height restrictions on First Avenue South it will now open later next week.  Bridge construction will start shortly thereafter. To reduce impacts to the traveling public during the East Marginal Way at Horton Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project, the team… [ Keep reading ]

Construction of New Trail on Beacon Hill Begins

The long-awaited Mountains-to-Sound Trail begins construction June 20, with crews working from north to south.  The new trail  will run from Jose Rizal Bridge just south of I-90 and east of I-5 at Dr. Jose Rizal Park, and extend south to South Holgate Street.  Construction is expected to be complete in… [ Keep reading ]

Open House: West Thomas Street Pedestrian & Bicycle Overpass

Construction starts next month to build the new West Thomas Pedestrian and Bicycle Overpass and you can learn all about it tonight at a pre-construction Open House: Date:   May 26 – TONIGHT! Time:   5 to 7 p.m. Location:    Homewood Suites, Elliott Bay Room                      206 Western Avenue West                     Seattle, WA 98119 Parking:  Complimentary parking underneath… [ Keep reading ]

All Decked Out and Somewhere to Go!

It’s not a little black dress but rather a fabulous layer of concrete that has rendered the 15th Avenue NE Bridge ready for its big debut!  Final placement of the new concrete deck was significantly weather dependent – requiring several consecutive days of balmy and dry – but with its completion travelers… [ Keep reading ]

West Mercer Place Open House March 15

The Seattle Department of Transportation invites you to an Open House for the “West Mercer Place” portion of the Mercer West project to be held Tuesday, March 15th, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Seattle Center.   The purpose of the Open House is to: Provide the preliminary results of the study regarding  the… [ Keep reading ]

15th Ave NE On A Roll

Work is going well on 15th Avenue NE, especially considering crews are completely reconstructing a street that commonly carries 16,000 vehicles daily while maintaining car, truck, bicycle and pedestrian traffic! Pedestrians will be well-served by the end result, with new curb ramps and curb bulbs; widened sidewalks at bus zones; a new… [ Keep reading ]